Mechanic charged with raping disabled teen girl

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A mechanic claimed trial at the Sessions Court today to raping a disabled teenage girl near his home last month.

Mom, daughter lose RM1.1 mil to fake British boyfriend

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, 12 October 2015.

SUNGAI PETANI: A 22-year-old was lured with the promises of a marriage proposal, a cash reward, and numerous valuable items, by her supposed British boyfriend.

Use ergonomics to boost employee productivity

By C. Premananthini - Monday, 12 October 2015.

PORT KLANG: Samsung Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (SEMA), the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh), and three local universities today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to raise awareness on occupational safety and health in the manufacturing industry.

Works Ministry explains toll hikes, says it is necessary

By Veena Babulal - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: From 2008 to 2013, the government had paid RM1,108.91 million in compensation to highway concessionaires as a result of the delay in imposing toll fare hikes.

International palm oil council to boost Malaysia-Indonesia relationship: PM

By Rozanna Latiff - Monday, 12 October 2015.

JAKARTA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has described the agreement to set up the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOP) as a major boost for the Malaysia-Indonesia relationship.

Woman gives snatch thief an earful, then forgives him (VIDEO)

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA TERENGGANU: To err is human, to forgive is divine.

MMU president dies at 62

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, 12 October 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Multimedia University (MMU) president Prof Datuk Muhamad Rasat Muhamad passed away at 3.30pm today. He was 62.

Police release photofit of botched Kepong abduction suspect

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have released a photofit of one of the suspects involved in the botched abduction case in Kepong.

Sabah must be wary of threat from four fronts

By Roy Goh - Monday, 12 October 2015.

SEMPORNA: The security forces in the east coast of Sabah need to be well prepared for threats that exist within the country and from across its borders.

Higher toll fares at major highways on Oct 15

By Nicholas King - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Come Oct 15, several major highways will see an increase in toll prices, some as high as 100 per cent.

Police seized RM3.4 mil worth of drugs, arrest six in recent drug bust

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Monday, 12 October 2015.

NIBONG TEBAL: Police crippled a local drug syndicate after seizing over RM3.4 mil worth of drugs and arrested six men including a foreigner.

25 illegal immigrants nabbed in Kota Tinggi

By Halim Said - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KOTA TINGGI: Police arrested 25 Indonesian men for illegally entering the country without valid travel documents during an operation in the Kuala Sedili Besar coastal area around midnight today.

No more bravado for duo who insulted Penang council officers (with video)

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, 12 October 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: Two men pleaded guilty at a Magistrate's Court here today for obstructing three Penang Island City Council (MBPP) enforcement officers from carrying out their duties.

Childcare centre fees hike untrue: Rohani

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, 12 October 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry have denied claims that the childcare centre fees in some states for next year have been increased.

Air quality in Banting remains unhealthy as of 2pm

By GLORIA HARRY BEATTY - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Pollutant Index (API) recorded a general increment in all areas as of 2pm today.

Tun M lashes out, demands release of Khairuddin, Chang

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, 12 October 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, together with several politicians, today criticised the arrest and prosecution of ex-Umno branch leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan and Mahathir’s aide Matthias Chang under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) for economic sabotage.

Malaysian traffic deaths higher than world average

By Awaina Arbee - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has a higher than average number of traffic-related deaths compared to other countries.

RM35 million of drugs up in smoke

By KHAIRAH N. - Monday, 12 October 2015.

SERDANG: A staggering RM35.6 million worth of illegal drugs seized by the Royal Customs Department were destroyed via incinerator at the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, here today.

94 illegal immigrants nabbed in Langkawi

By MELISSA DARLYNE - Monday, 12 October 2015.

LANGKAWI: Immigration authorities nabbed a total of 94 foreigners in two operations at several locations in Kedawang, Air Hangat and Kuah last week.

Two brothers die in house fire

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, 12 October 2015.

TUMPAT: Two brothers were burnt to death when fire destroyed their wooden house in Pengkalan Kubor here last night with losses estimated about RM80,000.

DAP’s Dr Boo quits as Johor opposition leader

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, 12 October 2015.

SKUDAI: DAP Skudai assemblyman Dr Boo Cheng Hau today announced his resignation as Johor state opposition leader due to continuous efforts to sideline him at the state party level.

Wacoal breast cancer awareness ride

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: OVER 700 people put on pink jerseys, bearing a message that read “Beat breast cancer”, and jumped on their bicycles yesterday morning for the Wacoal Pink Ribbon Awareness Ride.

Aunt’s agony, car with young nephew driven away

Monday, 12 October 2015.

KOTA TINGGI: A woman had a terrifying experience when her Perodua Myvi car, with her four-year-old nephew inside, was driven away by an unknown man infront of a supermarket in Bandar Penawar here yesterday.

TPP to reduce trade cost, a boon for 12 participating nations: Moody’s

Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The recent pact on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is credit positive for all 12 participating sovereigns, especially for those in Asia, Moody’s Investors Service says.

API reading in Banting unhealthy again this morning

Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The air pollution index (API) in Banting returned to an unhealthy level at 104 at 9am today, according to the portal of the Department of Environment (DOE).

Khairuddin and Matthias charged with sabotaging nation’s banking services (with video)

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Umno member Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan and lawyer Matthias Chang Wen Chieh were charged with attempted sabotage of the state's banking and financial services.

Missing trekker found alive at Bukit Jambul

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, 12 October 2015.

GEORGE TOWN: A man who went missing at the Bukit Jambul jungle here yesterday, was found alive today.

Steering through tough times

By A JALIL HAMID AND MUSTAPHA KAMIL - Monday, 12 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Acknowledging that the current global oil price doldrums could be prolonged, Petronas hasmapped out a six-point strategy to help the oil giant tide over the trying times and to stay profitable.

Q&A with Petronas’ new CEO

Monday, 12 October 2015.

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Two boys kept in dark about dead sister


KOTA BARU: While the nation watches and reads anxiously the news about the seven Orang Asli children who went missing in Pos Tohoi, two students of SMK Tengku Indera Petra 2 have deliberately been kept in the dark.